Clinical comparison of a flowable composite and fissure sealant: A 24-month split-mouth, randomized, and controlled study


Erdemir U., Sancakli H. S., Yaman B. C., Ozel S., Yucel T., Yıldız E.

JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, vol.42, no.2, pp.149-157, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jdent.2013.11.015
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.149-157
  • Keywords: Fissure caries, Fissure sealant, Flowable composite, Clinical study, Retention, GLASS-IONOMER, DENTAL-CARIES, 5-YEAR EVALUATION, HEALTH CARE, PIT, ENAMEL, PREVENTION, PRETREATMENT, PENETRATION, ADOLESCENTS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this clinical study was to evaluate the retention rate and caries-prevention effect of a flowable composite compared to a conventional resin-based sealant in a young population over a 24-month period.